In a world where fake is becoming more common, solo travel promotes real.
Traveling can put you into very precarious situations facing safety issues that you would never allow at home. Yes, it can take nerves of steel to endure them.
I have enjoyed hospitality all over the world but India was extraordinary. Here are three stories.
Meeting interesting locals is high on my list of things to do when I travel. Here’s one technique that has been great fun.
The Taj Mahal – it is real and I have my own photos to prove it.
Yes, I screamed like a little girl when the elephant started chasing our jeep.
India, where people appreciate and pursue education – even with travelers like me.
Within 6 hours of landing in Delhi, I landed in the middle of an Indian pre-Wedding party. Amazing!
26 questions about my personal travels. 26 answers with a few photos.
Traveling to Liverpool and visiting the museum took me to three continents and four centuries. That’s the wonder of travel.
Visiting The Beatles Story museum in Liverpool was a romp through a magical mystery tour. Reflecting on it brought Malcom Gladwell’s book on outliers in greater focus.
Of all my travels in 2011, here is the smallest detail that held the greatest intrigue for me.
The third in my series of slideshows looking back on some of the solo travel highlights of 2011.
A slideshow of smiling faces of over fifty people I met as I traveled solo in 2011.
A year end photo slideshow of the many natural wonders I experienced in 2011.
This solo traveler discovers the benefits of WWOOFing in Japan: living with a local family, improving his language skills and tasting the freshest sushi.
Having spent her honeymoon on a cruise, this traveler decides to try going it alone on a ship, and discovers that cruises are ideal for solo travelers.
Travel for business and travel for pleasure are quite different. The former can be intense. That’s when it’s important to look for a soft landing like the one I found near Russell Square in London.
Solo in Liverpool, my magical mystery tour in Liverpool didn’t involve any psychedelic buses. It was all about the magical people of this city with an extraordinary past.
A solo traveler from the UK recounts her first 24 hours alone in Sri Lanka, from tears and loneliness to new friends, a party and a fresh fish dinner.